While the earliest applications of underfloor heating can be traced back to 5000 BC Korea, most of the major developments resulting in the systems we know and use today happened in the last 100 years, says Ross Verity, Managing Director of ForceDry.
For any residential building project, it would be fair to say that time saved on site is hugely beneficial for developers, contractors and housing associations alike, helping to reduce project costs and enabling residents to occupy properties as quickly as possible. With this in mind, Evinox Energy has introduced remote commissioning and warranty validation for their ModuSat heat interface units (HIUs), which can significantly reduce the cost of commissioning and time spent on site by engineers manually checking and adjusting settings.
Warm Air, Radiant and Heating Products are now affected by European Regulations.
Heating, cooling and plumbing specialist, Uponor, has provided their MLC (multi-layer composite) pipe for use in bathroom pods on phase 2 of the Lillie Square development in London’s Earls Court.
Evinox Energy has announced the launch of its new company website, which features a fresh look and feel alongside user-friendly navigation, enabling users to browse through its extensive range of heat network products and services with ease. These include a range of smart heat interface units (HIUs) and comprehensive support services including metering, billing, revenue management and service and maintenance.
As underfloor heating (UFH) systems enjoy a resurgence, Panel Systems takes a look at what is behind the increased demand.
James Griffiths, Head of Specialist Projects at heating, cooling and plumbing specialist Uponor, discusses the underfloor heating and cooling installation at Transport for London’s Old Oak Common depot for the Elizabeth line.
A complex and time constrained redevelopment contract in central London is making extensive use of ‘LowBoard22’ underfloor heating panels, as well as other products from the OMNIE range, to offer optimum comfort and flexibility of living space for its future residents. The site in Hermes Street, a short walk from the Angel Tube Station, is being developed by MY Construction & Carpentry Ltd. being the main contractor for the project. The work has seen an existing property demolished, being replaced by a five storey structure with office accommodation at ground and first floor level while the upper storeys are being fitted out to create half a dozen dwellings.
An emerging form of ground source heat pump system (GSHP) known as ‘shared ground loop arrays’ is making a big impact on climate change and air pollution at the same time as providing low-cost heat for households and a return for investors in the technology. Here Dr Matthew Trewhella, Contracts Director at the Kensa Group, explores the GSHP industry’s latest newcomer.
Evinox are excited to announce the launch of the ModuSat® Heat Interface Unit Online Selector. Available via the Evinox Energy website, this intuitive tool recommends the ideal HIU(s) for a district or communal heat network development, based on project parameters entered by the user.